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Cornell University

Field of Animal Science

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Animal Science is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Animal nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Physiology of reproduction
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Animal genetics
Master of Science (MS) Animal genomics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Animal nutrition
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Animal genomics
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Animal science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology of reproduction
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Animal genetics
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Physiology of reproduction
Master of Science (MS) Animal genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Animal genomics
Master of Science (MS) Animal nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Animal science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Teaching experience
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
27%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.81%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.7%
Unknown 2.7%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 0
Male (31)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Quantitative genetics, genetic improvement of animal populations, statistical genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Email: shh4@cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-4416
Fax: 607-254-5413

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